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Synonyms for prick

prick up

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prick up your ears

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  • listen carefully
  • attend
  • pay attention
  • begin to take notice
  • be all ears
  • concentrate on listening
  • pin your ears back
  • become attentive

Synonyms for prick

a sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury

a small mark or hole made by a sharp, pointed object

a sharp, pointed object

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a depression scratched or carved into a surface

the act of puncturing with a small point

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make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn

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cause a stinging pain

raise

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stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick

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cause a prickling sensation

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to cause a sharp emotional pain

deliver a sting to

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Keep the pricked out seedlings, shielded from draughts and strong sunshine for a couple of days.
People do not check their glucose levels enough mostly due to the fear of being pricked," he said.
As he bent down to lift an old section of fencing, his finger was pricked by a syringe hidden in the long grass.
A Midland woman died days after being pricked by a rose thorn, an inquest heard yesterday.
Jeanne Harris, 61, pricked her left finger when pruning roses in her garden on a Sunday afternoon in June last year, her husband said in a statement to the hearing at Cirencester Magistrates Court.
One of them, who is well over 80, is convinced that her MS was caused by a rose thorn that pricked her finger in Java 60 years ago.
A WOMAN was pricked by what is believed to have been a hypodermic needle in a crowded Nuneaton pub.
An AIDS scare that has caused mass hysteria in the city of Tianjin has now spread to the capital, where police have vowed to investigate citizens' fears of being pricked indiscriminately by infected needles.
But as the archbishop's conscience is pricked by the cries of his oppressed and impoverished flock, the reluctant prophet begins to discover what it means to preach the Good News to the poor in a land torn by injustice and ruled by a few select families.
In the case of the former (spolvero) , the outline of the drawn figure, object, or architectural setting is pricked through with the point of a needle or stylus at regular intervals.
Alasdair Pennycook accidentally pricked his finger during a routine lab experiment with a genetically modified version of the virus.
If you look round the garden centres at the moment there are thousands of small pots of seedlings that are just waiting to be pricked out.
It is believed two of the tots may have pricked themselves with the danger needles.
One widely cited 1931 experiment, for example, showed that some newborns displayed little or no behavioral response when pricked with a pin.
The video would show either just the hand, the hand being pricked by a needle or being poked with a cotton bud.